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? but this with the consumer confidence plunging how do you make sense of it so soon after the elections? >> it was a miserable election. wasn't it. the whole time we had a small conversation. the president ran a pretty negative campaign and didn't win a mandate on big stuff. he did talk about his desire to increase taxes which may go to melissa's point. but after an elect like this. there isn't that goodwill. there isn't that kind of national coming together that you might have seen for, say, bill clinton or ronald reagan and their reelection. people are pretty bummed out. alisyn: tell us what the larger issue is. does this mean people won't be spending as much on christmas gifts in how do it translate to what it means to the economy? >> it's always hard to reconcile how people feel and how they act. we know you may feel like you shouldn't spend a lot of money but when push comes to showf end up buying an extra gift. soy don't think it means christmas is doomed. but like you were saying before. people are not feeling hopeful about what's going on and they are not alone. when i talk to economists they are wond
. >> be safe. megyn: ♪ . ♪ . megyn: that was a clip from the brand new movie musical, les miserables. one of several films to draw big crowds when they open christmas eve. dennis kneale has the story. hey, dennis. >> hello. here is the big surprise. the film version of the long running broadway musical is breaking records already. les mis could be breaking records. the sales at fandango website are smashing all-time records for any film opening christmas. box-office.com says the film could reap 26 million bucks in the u.s. on the opening and over $136 million in its full u.s. run. for a musical. who would have thunk it. even more surprising, lay ms. , building this buzz in the fate of a real action films. you have the tom cruise shoot emup, ""jack reacher".". quentin tarantino's violent anti-slavery epic, "django unchained." and "zero dark thirty". and then there is les-mis run on broadway 27 years and based on a novel written in 1862. it has extra factors. it has been a hit on broadway, 27 years. has a built-in franchise audience. has star you had studded cast. hue, wolverine jackson and
miserably, it was clear it wasn't going to happen. so they spent 132 million of it including to build two detroit-area factories, and now they've gone under. the chinese are swooping in and buying this company, and that $132 million of the stimulus money that was spent to build up whatever, whatever battery-making facilities and abilities they had, that's all going to go in the hands of the chinese? >> right. that's all, that's all going away, and as a nice added irony in all of this, what have money we borrowed from the bank of china to finance whatever part of the grant that was given to a123 batteries, we still have to pay that back. the taxpayers are still on the hook for baying back the deaf -- paying back the deficit-spending portion of that money even though it's now long, long gone. megyn: so we borrowed from china so that we could offer stimulus. we gave part of the stimulus to a123. a123 spent $100 million plus of the money, failed to succeed, and now that, those assets are going to china too. >> well, when you say it that way, megyn, you make it sound like it's not very much fu
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